August 2017 Board Report

August Board Report

Meeting of the Board of Directors August 18, 2017

    Finance Committee:  The July financial reports indicate the Corporation remains within budget and income, and membership numbers remain stable.     

    MLS Committee: The Board approved the MLS Committee’s recommendations to:

•    Place “Senior Yes/No” in the general criteria search screen below subtype for Residential and Mobile/Floating Homes and display the text in a different color;

•    Remove “Farms & Ranches” as a property subtype. Agents will continue to be able to select “Farms” and “Ranches” as options under the field “Land Use”;

•    Add “Total Rooms” as an auto-filled field from tax records to listing input;

•    Move agent-created custom exports to the top of an agent’s export list. The directors received a demo of, a disclosure sharing tool that is designed to manage disclosure packages and can be integrated into the MLS listing detail page. The directors authorized integrating the product into BAREIS MLS® and offering the basic version of to members at no charge.

    Member Outreach:  BAREIS staff continues to attend broker & tour meetings throughout the primary areas to inform members of the upcoming changes to the log-in process and Launch parties will be held in all the primary areas in late September to introduce the new products and services. Dashboard:  The new and the Clareity Dashboard should be live by the first week of October.  Several members in every region will test the new log-in and dashboard before it is released to all members to insure members are able to use the new format efficiently.

    Northern California Data Share:  The Northern California Datashare group continues to explore ways to simplify the process for members to cooperate their key between the different MLSs, as well as to provide more consistency between the rules of the different MLSs.


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